Vo Binh Dinh

Vo Binh Dinh is a Vietnamese martial art. this Vietnamese martial art style is based on the assumption that the opponent is not Vietnamese, so they are going to be taller and heavier (most of the time). With this in mind the fighters constantly move, change movements and positions. While doing this, a lot of their fighting is done with counter-strikes to the attacking arm or leg. Vo :...

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Tu Than

Tu Than (Vietnamese for “to improve oneself”) is a Vietnamese martial art developed in the 1970’s by Nguyen Ngoc-Thach. Tu-Than teaches self-defense and fosters physical and mental awareness. It does not have competitions nor does it have a belt system. Historians of Vietnamese Martial Arts usually trace the roots to Vietnam’s origin (first settlement on this territory...

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Cuong Nhu

Cuong Nhu Oriental Martial Arts was originally developed by Dr. Ngo Dong (O’Sensei) in 1965 in Hue, Vietnam. The Cuong Nhu Oriental Martial Arts Association (CNOMAA) is a federally recognized non-profit educational organization. Cuong Nhu is a martial art that blends elements of Shotokan, Wing Chun, Judo, Aikido, Tai Chi Chuan, Vovinam, and Boxing. It is this blending of hard and soft...

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Vovinam Belt System

The Vovinam | Vovinam Belt System | Vovinam Description | Vovinam Grand Master | Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le | Vovinam History | Vovinam Overview | Vovinam Philosophy | Vovinam Ten Principles Uniforms: From 1938-1964, there was no official uniforms. In 1964, the first Council of Masters was gathered to codify Vovinam. The color Blue was adopted as the official color for Vovinam uniforms. A...

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Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le

The Vovinam | Vovinam Belt System | Vovinam Description | Vovinam Grand Master | Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le | Vovinam History | Vovinam Overview | Vovinam Philosophy | Vovinam Ten Principles Grand Master Sang Le resided in Thanh Hoa Province, he was born in autumn of 1920 in a house on the banks of Truc Bach lake in Hanoi, the oldest son of Mr. Le Van Hien (known professionally as Duc Quang,...

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Vovinam Description

The Vovinam | Vovinam Belt System | Vovinam Description | Vovinam Grand Master | Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le | Vovinam History | Vovinam Overview | Vovinam Philosophy | Vovinam Ten Principles The Martial Arts Discipline of Vovinam-Viet Vo Dao was founded by Master Nguyen Loc in 1938. It uses a combination of wrestling and the techniques of Judo. Master Loc grew up in the period when Vietnam was...

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Vovinam Ten Principles

The Vovinam | Vovinam Belt System | Vovinam Description | Vovinam Grand Master | Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le | Vovinam History | Vovinam Overview | Vovinam Philosophy | Vovinam Ten Principles 1 ) Vovinam’s disciples: Promise to attain higher level of martial art in order to serve the people and humanity. 2 ) Vovinam’s disciples: Promise to be faithful with Vovinam and develop the...

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Vovinam Philosophy

The Vovinam | Vovinam Belt System | Vovinam Description | Vovinam Grand Master | Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le | Vovinam History | Vovinam Overview | Vovinam Philosophy | Vovinam Ten Principles Vovinam Founder Loc Nguyen’s Teaching Delivered to Grand Master Sang Le  Courage and Harmony: The first teaching involves: Courage : Each and every Vovinam disciple must train consistently for a...

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Vovinam History

The Vovinam | Vovinam Belt System | Vovinam Description | Vovinam Grand Master | Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le | Vovinam History | Vovinam Overview | Vovinam Philosophy | Vovinam Ten Principles On May 24, 1912, Nguyen Loc was born to Nguyen Dinh Xuyen and Nguyen Thi Hoa as the oldest of the 5 brothers and sisters (Nguyen Thi Thai, Nguyen Dan, Nguyen Ngo, and Nguyen Thi Bich Ha). His father’s...

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Vovinam Grand Master

The Vovinam | Vovinam Belt System | Vovinam Description | Vovinam Grand Master | Vovinam Grand Master Sang Le | Vovinam History | Vovinam Overview | Vovinam Philosophy | Vovinam Ten Principles Vovinam (Martial Arts of Vietnam) was first introduced in the fall of 1938 by Founding Grand Master Loc Nguyen. Founding Grand Master Loc thrived to create a discipline that concentrated on a vast...

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